Mergers & Acquisition

Mergers & Acquisition

Wmode Acquires APP Developer Widality

September 23, 2010

Merger leverages Wmode technology and Widality app experience to deliver application lifecycle management services CALGARY, Sept. 16 - Wmode®, a leading managed-services provider of mobile Internet services to operators, today announced the acquisition of Widality®, an industry-leading B2B mobile app development... Read More

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Thor Industries Acquires Heartland RV

September 22, 2010

JACKSON CENTER, Ohio, Sept. 17 - Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE:THO) today announced its acquisition of Heartland Recreational Vehicles, LLC ("Heartland"), a privately-held manufacturer of towable recreation vehicles based in Elkhart, Indiana, for $100 million in cash and 4,300,000 shares of Thor Industries, Inc... Read More

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QXM Informs Parent Company It Requires Additional Time to Evaluate Acquisition Proposal

September 22, 2010

BEIJING, Sept. 17 - Qiao Xing Mobile Communication Co., Ltd. (NYSE:QXM) ("QXM" or the "Company"), a manufacturer of mobile handsets in the People's Republic of China (the "PRC"), today announced that the special committee of its board of directors (the "Special Committee") has advised QXM's parent company, Qiao Xing... Read More

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Clark-Reliance Acquires Oil Filtration Systems, Inc.

September 22, 2010

STRONGSVILLE, OH - September 13, 2010 - The Clark-Reliance Corporation has acquired Oil Filtration Systems, Inc., of Boerne, Texas in a cash transaction. Terms of the deal were not disclosed by the two private companies. Oil Filtration Systems makes oil and fuel filtration systems for petroleum and chemical... Read More

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FirstEnergy Shareholders Approve Proposals Related to Allegheny Energy Merger

September 21, 2010

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 14 - FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today announced that its shareholders have overwhelmingly approved proposals related to the company's proposed merger with Allegheny Energy (NYSE:AYE). Results indicate that the first proposal - authorizing and approving issuance of FirstEnergy shares and the... Read More

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Bringing the 'Internet of Everything' a Step Closer

September 21, 2010

Altium acquires Morfik to help electronics designers add cloud connectivity to anything SYDNEY, Sept. 15 -- Altium has announced it intends to acquire Morfik Technology. The deal is subject to due diligence now under way. Morfik is an Australian software company. Its products are used by professional software... Read More

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Teknor Apex Acquires Sarlink® TPV Unit from DSM, Citing 'A Natural Fit' with Its Own Diversified Compounding Business

September 21, 2010

PAWTUCKET, RI, U.S.A., September 15, 2010: Teknor Apex Company has agreed to purchase the worldwide Sarlink® thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV) elastomer business from Royal DSM N.V., the company announced today. Sarlink operates compounding facilities in Leominster, MA, U.S.A. and Genk, Belgium and has extensive... Read More

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RealNetworks Acquires Backstage Technologies

September 21, 2010

Real's GameHouse network now reaches more than 13 million monthly active users on social networks and 60 million monthly active users overall SEATTLE, Sept. 14 - RealNetworks®, Inc. (NASDAQ: RNWK), the digital entertainment services company, today announced it has acquired Canadian social games company Backstage... Read More

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Motorola Acquires Aloqa GmbH

September 21, 2010

Acquisition to Enhance MOTOBLUR(TM) with Context-Aware Mobile Platform and Related Services SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Sept. 16 -- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today announced that it has acquired Aloqa GmbH, a privately-held, leading developer of location-based software and technologies that are designed to enable the... Read More

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Cellu Tissue Holdings, Inc. to be Acquired by Clearwater Paper Corporation

September 21, 2010

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Sept. 16 -- Cellu Tissue Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CLU) (the "Company"), a North American producer of tissue products, today announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with Clearwater Paper Corporation ("Clearwater") pursuant to which Clearwater would acquire all of the outstanding... Read More

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Crown Holdings, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Partner's Interest in Chinese and Vietnamese Joint Ventures

September 20, 2010

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 15 - Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CCK) today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition, from affiliates of Swire Pacific Limited, their interests in the holding companies for Crown's Chinese and Vietnamese joint ventures. The interests were acquired for an aggregate... Read More

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IBM to Acquire OpenPages

September 20, 2010

Expands Business Analytics Portfolio to Help Organizations Simplify Risk Management and Compliance ARMONK, N.Y. and WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 15 -- IBM (NYSE:IBM) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire OpenPages, a privately-held company based in Waltham, MA. OpenPages provides software that helps... Read More

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Dematic Group Completes Acquisition of HK Systems, Inc.

September 20, 2010

Grand Rapids, MI, September 16, 2010 --- Dematic Group, a leading global supplier of integrated material handling solutions and services, announces today that it has successfully completed the acquisition of HK Systems, a North American automated material handling and software solutions provider. This strategic... Read More

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Honeywell Completes Acquisition of Sperian Protection

September 20, 2010

Strengthens Position in High-Growth Personal Protective Equipment Industry MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Sept. 15 -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced it has completed its acquisition of Sperian Protection for approximately USD $1.4 billion, including the assumption of net debt. Sperian Protection is a leading... Read More

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3D Systems Acquires Express Pattern

September 20, 2010

3Dproparts(TM) Expands Its Premier Services ROCK HILL, S.C., Sept. 16, 2010 -- 3D Systems Corporation (Nasdaq:TDSC), announced today that it acquired the assets of Express Pattern, a leader in rapid prototyping, direct patterns for investment casting and manufacturing services as part of the company's continued... Read More

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Ahlstrom's Acquisition of Shandong Puri Filter & Paper Products Confirmed

September 17, 2010

Ahlstrom, a global leader in nonwovens and specialty papers, announces that it has completed the acquisition of Shandong Puri Filter & Paper Products Limited in China from the Purico Group. Shandong Puri Filter & Paper Products Limited is a producer of transportation filtration media and operates a plant in Binzhou... Read More

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Trimble Acquires Cengea to Expand Its Forestry Solutions

September 17, 2010

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 13 - Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today it has acquired privately-held Cengea Solutions Inc., based in British Columbia. Cengea is a leading provider of spatially-enabled business operations and supply chain management software for the forestry, agriculture and natural resource... Read More

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GTEC to Acquire Zytel Corporation

September 17, 2010

Adds new Intelligence Community customer base with strong cyber and intelligence capabilities MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 13 - Global Defense Technology & Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:GTEC), a provider of mission-critical, technology-based systems, solutions and services for national security agencies and programs of the U.S... Read More

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Ball Increases Ownership in Brazilian Joint Venture; Pedro Henrique Mariani Joins Ball as Advisory Director

September 16, 2010

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Sept. 9 - Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) announced today that the company has acquired an additional 10.1 percent economic interest in its Brazilian beverage packaging joint venture, Latapack-Ball Embalagens, Ltda. The transaction increases Ball's overall ownership in the joint venture to... Read More

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FirstEnergy-Allegheny Energy Merger Application Receives Approval from Virginia Regulators

September 16, 2010

AKRON, Ohio and GREENSBURG, Pa., Sept. 10 - FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) and Allegheny Energy, Inc. (NYSE:AYE) today announced that they have received approval from the Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC) for their proposed merger. "We are pleased to have the support of the SCC and view this as an important... Read More